Company D Dance Academy Classes

 
 
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Ballet

noun  bal·let \ˈba-ˌlā, ba-ˈ\

  a :  a theatrical art form using dancing, music, and scenery to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere                           b :  dancing in which conventional poses and steps are combined with light flowing figures (as leaps and turns)

Ballet is offered for dancers 3 years and older
 
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TAP

noun \ˈtap\

   a:  a step dance tapped out audibly by means of shoes with hard soles or soles and heels to which taps have been added

Tap is available for dancers 4 years old and older
 
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JAZZ

noun, often attributive \ˈjaz\

   a :  popular dance music influenced by jazz and played in a loud rhythmic manner

Jazz is available for dancers Kindergarten and older
 
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Hip hop

noun \ˈhip-ˌhäp\

   a: to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

Hip Hop is available for dance 2nd grade and older
 
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clogging

noun kläɡiNG,ˈklôɡ-/

   a: a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used percussively by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor or each other to create audible rhythms, usually to the downbeat with the heel keeping the rhythm.

Clogging is available for dance 2nd grade and older
 
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Pointe

noun \ˈpwaⁿ(n)t\

    a:  a ballet position in which the body is balanced on the extreme tip of the toe

Pointe is available for dance 6th grade and older
Instrucotr approval is requried                               Dancer must also be enrolled in ballet
 
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lyrical

noun  lyr·i·cal \ˈlir-i-kəl\

 a: a style of dance created from the fusion of ballet  with jazz and contemporary  dance techniques and is a "cousin" to those styles.  Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong emotions the choreographer feels from the lyrics in the chosen song.

Lyrical is available for dance 6th grade and older
Dancer must also be enrolled in ballet
 
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Drill Team

noun  drill·team \ˈdril\ \ˈtēm\

 a: A team that creates routines based on precision dance movements rather than military drill.

Drill Team is available for dance 6th grade and older